Oleksandr Usyk again commented on the breakup with trainer James Ali Bashir.
Ukrainian boxer Alexander Usik told why decided to refuse to work with trainer James Ali Bashir, which broke up in February of 2017.
Shortly after his dismissal, the head coach gave an interview to the British media, which said that the attitude changed after the conquest of the country WBO belt, and on his release found from SMS messages. The tendril tried to explain his decision and promised to apologize to Ali Bashir at the meeting.
“First, the fact that we have won the belt, not only to his credit. Secondly, I am an athlete who needs specifics. If I come to collect, I should be all painted by day, hour by hour. Needs to be a schedule. If not, then you can not start to work with me, because I’m not going to work. With James it was different, very different work. With him we didn’t keep what I worked out with Sergei. I came to the sparring but didn’t know how much I should be rounds, eight or ten. For me, it’s not very good.
At some point I realized that I can’t work with him. Although I respect him very much and are very thankful to him. It I learned something, many things that we’re doing so far. It’s my fault that I did not meet him after the battle, and he flew away. Since I’m in English, I couldn’t call him and ask him to come. I wrote him that we should meet, we need to talk. Now we sort of corresponded. At the meeting I am sure I’ll apologize to him, hug him and say “thank you.” But it happened. I now this work is not suitable, because something was missing,” said Usyk.
Earlier it was reported that James Ali Bashir Cirrus the clear favorite in the battle against the First.
Recall, 27 January, Riga will host the unification bout between Oleksandr Usyk and mairis Briedis by. On our website will be available a text online broadcast of the fight, which will start at 23:00 Kyiv time.
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